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Mr. Tavaris Taylor

Assistant Vice President for Intercultural Engagement and Learning




Professional Experience

  • Assistant Vice President for Intercultural Engagement and Learning, Mount Vernon Nazarene University, 2022-Present
  • Director of Intercultural Life, Mount Vernon Nazarene University, 2020-2022
  • Director of Alumni Relations, Point University, West Point, Georgia, 2018-2020
  • Adjunct, International Business, Point University, West Point, Georgia, 2018-2020
  • Business Advisor and Field Representative, CMF International, Puebla, Mexico, 2014-2018


  • Master of International Management, Universidad De Las Américas Puebla Puebla, Mexico (2018)
  • Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, Point University West Point, Georgia (2013)

Service to University

  • Member of the President’s Cabinet 
  • Member of the Admission Committee 
  • Member of Retention Council 
  • Member of the Student Wellness Committee 
  • Member of the Teacher Education Committee 
  • Chair of the Diversity Committee 
  • Chairman Knox County Ohio Community Martin Luther King Day Celebration 
  • Speaker at the NEASE institute 
  • Chair Move-In Day 2021 Committee
  • Chair of New Student Institute 2022 Committee 

Service to Community

  • Member of the City of Mount Vernon’s Housing Council
  • Board Member of Central Ohio Youth Ballet


TAYLOR, T.E. (2013) Mind Your Own Business. In: Moody, D.A. The Gospel and The City: Sermons from the 2013 National Festival of Young Preachers. St. Louis, Missouri: Chalice Press. 

Speaking and Seminars

Experienced public speaker to audiences such as:

  • TEDx 
  • Samford University 
  • Boys and Girls Club of America 
  • Fellowship of Christian Athletes 
  • Mount Vernon Nazarene University 
  • Universidad De Las Americas Puebla 
  • Volkswagen Bank Puebla 
  • Point University 
  • Provia Leadership Symposium 
  • Branches World-Wide Inc. 
  • Council of Christian Colleges and University Diversity Conference

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